Gardaí are investigating a single fatal vehicle collision in County Monaghan.
A male in his 50s died when the car he was driving left the road and collided with a wooden fence, on the N2 at Drumcrew, Castleblaney, at around 4pm.
He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
A female passenger in the car was uninjured.
The road is closed pending the completion of a forensic examination.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them.